Dyann Robinson, the artistic director of the Tuskegee Repertory Theatre, has written an original play, "An Evening With Ellington, The Duke." It can be seen at 10 p.m. EDT tonight, 8 p.m. EDT Saturday and 4:30 p.m. EDT Sunday in the Jessie Clinton Arts Centre, 201 S. Main St., in Tuskegee.
The TRT Orchestra and the TRT Singers and Swingers, perform the music of one of America's greatest composer. Songs in the show include "Satin Doll," "Mood Indigo," "Sophisticated Lady" and "It Don't Mean a Thing (If it Ain't Got That Swing)." There are also excerpts from Ellington's extended orchestra pieces, including "Second Sacred Concert."
Tickets are $20; $25 for cabaret table seating.
Call 866-878-2789 or 334-727-6046.